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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

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Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Envir Earth&Atmos.Science
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and grant
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General Summary of Position:

A full-time postdoctoral research associate position is available in the Earth Science division of the Department of Environmental, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences.  The research is on isotope geochemistry and petrology. 

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Ph.D. in geology or closely related field
  • Background in isotope geochemistry and/or petrology
  • Strong geo-analytical skills, with experience in clean lab processing of geologic samples for solution-based isotope analysis
  • Demonstrated research accomplishments evidenced by publication in scientific journals and/or presentations at national conferences
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to independently develop new research projects

Additional Considerations:

  • Experience with laser ablation ICP-MS is welcomed but not essential

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is contingent upon funding and is initially for one year with the possibility of an additional years contingent upon external funding and performance. 

Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.

 

 

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